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Rambles Beyond Railways; or, Notes in Cornwall taken A-foot

by Wilkie Collins

In this, Wilkie Collins invites readers to explore the rugged beauty and rich history of Cornwall through his captivating travelogue. Departing from the confines of conventional transportation, Collins embarks on foot-bound expeditions that unveil the hidden gems and untamed landscapes of this enchanting region. As the narrative unfolds, Collins paints vivid pictures of his journeys, immersing readers in the breathtaking scenery, ancient ruins, and mystical legends of Cornwall. From exploring remote coastal cliffs to delving into picturesque fishing villages, Collins captures the essence of the region, shedding light on its cultural heritage and captivating landscapes. With each step, Collins unravels the secrets of Cornwall, unearthing stories of smugglers, shipwrecks, and the lives of its resilient inhabitants. His keen eye for detail and descriptive prose bring the landscapes and characters to life, allowing readers to accompany him on his foot-bound adventures and experience the wonders of Cornwall firsthand. Rambles Beyond Railways is more than a travelogue; it is a literary masterpiece that showcases Collins' talent for storytelling and his deep appreciation for nature. Collins' observations, anecdotes, and historical references paint a multi-dimensional portrait of Cornwall, while his insightful commentary reflects his curiosity and passion for exploration. Step into the world of Wilkie Collins' Rambles Beyond Railways and set out on a foot-bound journey through the untamed landscapes of Cornwall. Discover the hidden treasures, unravel the tales of the past, and immerse yourself in the beauty of one of England's most captivating regions. This travelogue is a testament to the enduring allure of Cornwall and Collins' ability to transport readers to the heart of his adventures through his rich and evocative prose.

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William Wilkie Collins  was an English novelist and playwright known for The Woman in White (1859), and for The Moonstone (1868), which has been called the first modern English detective novel. B...

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